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Mono Country Visitors Guide

We have several guides to help plan your trip to Mono County and the Eastern Sierra.

Directions by Land and Air

Flying Directions to Mono County, California

Year-round Air Service:   FLY to Mammoth all year long!

2016 Winter Flights:

ALASKA AIRLINES: Fly direct to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) on Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles (LAX) and San Diego (SAN). Visit AlaskaAir.com for more information and tickets. Check AlaskaAir.com Alaska's  low-fare calendar for best prices!

UNITED AIRLINES: Fly nonstop on United Airlines to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) from San Francisco (SFO) and Denver (DEN). Visit www.united.com for details.

2016 Winter Schedule (subject to change; please confirm with airline) -

January 4 - April 3, 2016

LAX to MMH - Departs 8:10am / Arrives 9:24am
MMH to LAX - Departs 10:50am / Arrives 12:08pm

Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Monday
LAX to MMH - Departs 3:55pm / Arrives 5:10pm
MMH to LAX - Departs 5:45pm / Arrives 7:05pm

LAX to MMH - Departs 9:00am / Arrives 10:15am
MMH to LAX - Departs 10:50am / Arrives 12:08pm

Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Monday
SAN to MMH - Departs 4:40pm / Arrives 6:11pm
MMH to SAN - Departs 6:45pm / Arrives 8:10pm

January 2 - April 3, 2016

DEN to MMH - Departs 11:15am / Arrives 12:34pm
MMH to DEN - Departs 1:00pm / Arrives 4:12pm

SFO to MMH - Departs 3:30pm / Arrives 4:35pm
MMH to SFO - Departs 5:10pm / Arrives 6:28pm

2016 Spring/Summer/Fall Flights:

ALASKA AIRLINES: Fly direct to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) from Los Angeles (LAX). Visit www.alaskaair.com for more information and tickets.


Private Flights are available into the Bridgeport Airport-The Bryant Field Airport is located in Bridgeport, California, just east of the town center. It is a small general aviation facility occupying approximately 49 acres serving single and twin-engine aircraft, as well as occasional turboprops and small turbine-powered business jets, with one paved runway (#16-34). Pilots should note that Bryant Field has aviation fuel available. Since 2006, a weather station (SuperAWOS) has been running at Bryant Field. To access real-time data, call 617-262-3825 and enter 657 for identifier (6= the letter O, airport identifier is 057).

The Bryant Field Airport is located at:76 Stock Drive, Bridgeport, CA 93517

Private Flights into Lee Vining- The Lee Vining Airport is located near the intersection of Highways 395 and 120, just south of the Community of Lee Vining. The existing Lee Vining Airport is comprised of approximately 59 acres of leased land with one paved runway. **(Attention)** Lee Vining Airport does not have aviation fuel available!

The Lee Vining Airport is located at:  650 Airport Road, Lee Vining, CA 93541 Telephone: (760) 932-5446

Driving Directions to Mono County, California

From Los Angeles
Take the 405 freeway north to the 5 freeway north to Highway 14 north to Highway 395 north.  Driving from Southern California will take approximately 6-8 hours depending on your destination within Mono County.

From San Diego / Orange County
Take the 15 freeway north to Highway 395 north.  Driving from the San Diego area will take approximately 7.5-9 hours and from the Orange County area will take approximately 6-8 hours, again depending on your destination within Mono County.

From Reno / Lake Tahoe
Take Highway 395 south. Exit on Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes.  Driving from the Reno/Tahoe area will take approximately 1.5-3 hours, depending on your destination within Mono County.

From Northern California / Bay Area
Driving from the San Francisco / Sacramento areas will take approximately 5-7 hours. Depending on the season and road conditions, various routes may be taken.  There are three major mountain passes which intersect US 395 from the west: Tioga Pass (CA-120) through Yosemite National Park; Sonora Pass (CA-108) from Sonora; and Monitor Pass (CA-89) from Markleeville.  These Sierra Nevada passes often are closed from November through May, due to heavy winter snow.  Always confirm these mountain passes to be open when travelling across the Sierra from November through May by calling 1-800.427.7623 or visit this website: Current California Highway Conditions

From Nevada
Two major Nevada state highways, NV-359 from Hawthorne and NV-6 from Coaldale Junction, enter Mono County from the east.  Click here for current Nevada Road Conditions

Bus Directions to Mono County, California

The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System - Public Transit to Yosemite

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Since its start in May 2000, the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System(YARTS) has been providing visitors to the Yosemite region with a comfortable, economical, and convenient alternative to driving.

 YARTS provides regularly scheduled public transit service into Yosemite National Park and the gateway communities along its routes in buses that are air-conditioned and equipped for rider comfort.

Eastern Sierra Transit Authority

For Fares and Schedules visit: www.estransit.com